Design and AI

Breve is a free, open-source software package which makes it easy to build 3D simulations of decentralized systems and artificial life. Users define the behaviors of agents in a 3D world and observe how they interact. What is especially great about this program is that you can write our own  code and it will act […] [Read more]


Starting Saturday, June 17, JWT and try to further blur the line between traditional and viral marketing by offering up TV ads in the hopes readers will want to forward them via email, IM or external links. The week-long campaign will feature eight TV spots including work for Ford, JetBlue, HSBC, Levi’s, The Partnership […] [Read more]


The planet’s most popular motion graphics blogger is going public. Justin Cone, creator of Tween/Motionographer steps away from the keyboard and onto stage at the BDAs in NY next week to talk about the motion graphics industry, blogging and the effect it can have on marketing campaigns and  take questions from the audience. The details: […] [Read more]


"Electronic and organic audio" blog from Steve Marchese – a very plugged in contributor to both RES and Stash. Excellent place to keep up with the underground edge of music and catch some sweet downloads. Image below is from a recent review of Deaf in the Family "Southern Man" Featuring Bavu Blakes.   [Read more]

Ratatouille vs flushed away

In the spirit of their other similiar-themed pairings (Bugs vs Antz and Finding Nemo vs A Shark Tale) Disney and Dreamworks will go at it with rodents in Ratatouille (summer 2007) and Flushed Away (November 2006). For your consideration – a side by side comparison of the latest trailers for both.     [Read more]


Just got home from the Webbys. Very fancy and seamlessly produced event despite the hoard of smug guys in Prada suits sporting those very horizontal glasses that only gallery owners used to wear. Mark Cuban didn’t show (something about the NBA finals blah blah blah) but Prince did and wow if that man doesn’t weigh […] [Read more]

Sometimes Simple is better

One challenge we all face is devising new ways to help our clients cut through the clutter. CA Square does a masterful job in this latest package for LPBS and VOCES. Check it out here and read the full story in the PR FEED.   [Read more]


Here’s the kind of thing that gives me hives. A friend of mine who works in the trenches at Adidas HQ in Deutchland tells me the company, under pressure from its agencies 180/TBWA is pulling the Adicolor campaign out of competition in Cannes and not allowing it to be entered into any awards shows. Why? […] [Read more]